Using data for OpenStreetMap

I am a volunteer contributor to OpenStreetMap. While researching why SEO
shops are adding data to OSM, and let me add, doing it poorly, I came

It seems that the schema might help us in the future when adding POI's.
Some businesses, like the typical fast food restaurants are easy, others
it's much harder to apply the appropriate tags to the business. An example
might be a gift shop that also sells clothing. We can guess but it may not
be what the owner would perfer.

Can you help me understand where is headed and if it might help
us properly tag the business?  Some of the areas we'd like to capture are:
- Hours of Operation
- Phone/Fax number
- Email
- Is it handicap accessible
- business type
- description
- wikidata id

I can envision a user adding the website which would allow our editor to
query for these answers and then formatting the results to populate OSM.
Such a process would improve quality, and likely increase the amount of
information for the business.

Thanks in advance,

OpenStreetMap: Maps with a human touch

Received on Friday, 29 September 2017 13:08:23 UTC